Spring 2007 No. 158

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Cover of issue 158


  • Reanna Alder, Undoing Wolf
  • Craig Boyko, In the Dark
  • Mark Anthony Jarman, Night March in the Territory
  • Brian Bartlett, Dear Georgie
  • Yvonne Blomer, The scent of water; The Wedding Dance
  • Eve Joseph, Fish
  • Daniel Karasik, Conditions; The Profane
  • Rhona McAdam, Getting There; Missing: Loutro
  • Sharon McCartney, Against Coyotes, Against Skunks, Against Irony
  • Maurice Mierau, How to be an orphan; How to plot; How to wait for your lover
  • Alison Pick, House Hunting: Making an Offer
  • David Seymour, There Are Envelopes with Windows; Song for the Call…; Three Jack Rabbits Killed; Thaw
  • J. Mark Smith, The Death of Orpheus; Sonnet IV
  • Shannon Stewart, Woman Gives Birth to Frog
  • Carol Shillibeer, Read by starlings
  • Michael Trussler, The Contortionist
  • Patricia Young, Jack(s)knife; Adoption, 1949; Dogwood


  • Oana Avasilichioaei, Abandon (Toronto: Wolsak and Wynn, 2005) Paperbound, 77 pp, $15 and Nichita Stanaescu, Occupational Sickness Oana Avasilichioaei, translator (Ottawa: BuscheckBooks, 2006). Paperbound, 112 pp. $15 (by Anita Lahey)
  • Peter Sanger, Aiken Drum (Kentville: Gaspereau, 2006). Paperbound, 137 pp., $17.95 (by Evan Jones)
  • Lynn Crosbie, Liar, (Toronto: Anansi, 2006). Paperbound, 149 pp., $14.95; Sharon Thesen, The Good Bacteria. (Toronto: Anansi, 2006). 98 pp., $14.95; Ken Babstock, Airstream Land Yacht, (Toronto: Anansi, 2006). 110 pp., $14.95; Sheri-D Wilson, Re:Zoom, (Calgary: Frontenac House). $15.95 (by Jay Ruzesky)


  • Michael Kenyon, The Biggest Animals (Saskatoon: Thistledown, 2006). Paperbound, 246 pp., $17.95 (by Candice Fertile)
  • Alice Munro, The View from Castle Rock (Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2006). Hardcover, 368 pp., $34.99 (Mike Matthews)


  • Donez Xiques, Margaret Laurence: The Making of a Writer (Toronto: Dundurn: 2005). Hardcover, 408 pp., $40; Ruth Panosky, The Force of Vocation: the literary career of Adele Wiseman (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2006). Paperbound, 224 pp., $19.95 (Kitty Hoffman)
Cover art: Marlene Davis, Sanctuary, 2007
Oil on canvas, 124 cm x 165 cm
Michael Collard Williams Collection
Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery
University of Victoria